Though initial preparation for the work began in 1902, Ulysses, a modernist classic, was eventually published in 1922. A remarkable conflation of mythology, symbolism, philosophy, social realism and humanity, this tale of the events of a single day (June 16, 1904) in Dublin is loosely based on Homer's Odyssey.
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Ulysses is the most difficult book in the canon. Not the most boring - it's not boring, really, except for episodes ten and fourteen - but the most annoying. It's 800 pages of trying to figure out ... Read full review
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“You should approach Joyce's Ulysses as the illiterate Baptist preacher approaches the Old Testament: with faith.” William Faulkner Joyce considered writing a hard work and not just a form of ... Read full review